Top Graduate Employers
Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.
The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.
- Click on one of the top 26 companies to read their employer profile and details of graduate training.
- See what graduates do and earn after university.
- Find out how we created the graduate employers table.
North West – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair
|11||Marks & Spencer||5|
|11||N Brown Group plc||5|
|11||Pharmacy Care Plus||5|
|25||Adidas||Fewer than 5|
|25||Amplifon||Fewer than 5|
|25||Argos||Fewer than 5|
|25||Arnold Clark||Fewer than 5|
|25||Asda||Fewer than 5|
|25||Ashfield Healthcare||Fewer than 5|
|25||CEF||Fewer than 5|
|25||Clear Pharmacy||Fewer than 5|
|25||Community Pharmacy||Fewer than 5|
|25||Debenhams||Fewer than 5|
|25||Decathlon||Fewer than 5|
|25||Edmundson Electrical||Fewer than 5|
|25||Greggs||Fewer than 5|
|25||H & M||Fewer than 5|
|25||Iceland||Fewer than 5|
|25||IESA||Fewer than 5|
|25||Kamsons Pharmacy||Fewer than 5|
|25||Kurt Geiger||Fewer than 5|
|25||Laura Ashley||Fewer than 5|
|25||Lidl||Fewer than 5|
|25||Lush||Fewer than 5|
|25||McKeevers Chemist||Fewer than 5|
|25||Morrisons||Fewer than 5|
|25||New Look||Fewer than 5|
|25||Optical Express||Fewer than 5|
|25||Peacocks||Fewer than 5|
|25||Phase Eight||Fewer than 5|
|25||Primark||Fewer than 5|
|25||Protel Health||Fewer than 5|
|25||Selfridges||Fewer than 5|
|25||Shop Direct Group||Fewer than 5|
|25||Topshop||Fewer than 5|
|25||Toys R Us||Fewer than 5|
|25||Vodafone||Fewer than 5|
|25||Volkswagen Group||Fewer than 5|
|25||Waitrose||Fewer than 5|
This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.